On this day in 1915, Joseph William Smart enlisted in Brandon, Manitoba. He was born on September 4th, 1899 in Chelmsford, Ontario, son of Joseph Laheed Smart (whose father was a Mohawk) and Philomène (née Rauney[?]).

Smart joined the 101st Battalion with the regimental number 700161. He was described as five feet seven inches tall, with a dark complexion, brown eyes and black hair. He survived the war and information supplied by members of Ancestry suggests that he married Phoebe Harly, had several children with her and that he died in Sudbury in 1992.

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